Food

Italy's top female chef mixes it up with flavours from a tiny island

3 Comments

Award-winning young Italian chef Martina Caruso's love of food is in her blood -- and she has the tattoos to prove it. At just 29, Caruso has become a hit in the world of haute cuisine by using the sunshine flavors of her tiny volcanic island of Salina and giving… Read

Food

Cup Noodle’s Nissin releases ultra-nutritious instant ramen

3 Comments

Over the years, Cup Noodle maker Nissin has gotten very, very good at what it does. The company’s array of products is filled with so many easy, convenient, and tasty options that it can feel like a waste of time and effort to do any sort of cooking more involved than pouring… Read

TABLE TALK

Take your stuffed tomatoes to the next level

2 Comments

Named for the hotel where it was invented in Sweden, Hasselbacking is a technique where a vegetable (traditionally potatoes) is partially sliced, accordion style, brushed with butter, sprinkled with bread crumbs, and baked. This approach is also great for tomatoes; think of them as leveled-up stuffed tomatoes featuring tons of… Read

Food

Healthy breakfast on a busy school morning? It's not so hard

3 Comments

Breakfast, as you may have heard, is the most important meal of the day. That's especially true for kids returning to school, who need fuel for energy and learning. But serving a healthy breakfast can feel like one more challenge for parents trying to get themselves and their kids out… Read

Food

Japanese KitKats swap plastic bags for paper packaging with new origami feature

3 Comments

With flavors that range from sake to plum wine and even cough drop, KitKats have become the go-to souvenir of choice for many travelers around the world, but now there’s a reason for everyone to fall in love with them even more. Starting from the end of this September, Nestlé Japan will be making a big… Read

Food

Finally vegans can join Harajuku bubble milk tea trend

4 Comments

There’s no shortage of boba tea stands in Harajuku. In fact, sometimes it seems like the bubbly beverage is taking over completely, like some creeping initiative for the advancement of the kawaii agenda. But in order to stand out in the bubble tea Wild West that Tokyo has become, the… Read

Food

McDonald’s Japan mistakenly creates sexually suggestive drink cups

16 Comments

Last month McDonald’s Japan released a new range of summer loving-themed McFizz soft drinks. The drinks come in three refreshing flavors Lemon Ginger, Blue Hawaii, and Blood Orange, and they’re all bubbly and brightly colored. But that’s not what’s exciting about them. The designers over at McDonald’s HQ seemed to… Read

Food

Restaurant rental service OPEN DISH offers risk-free restaurateur opportunity

1 Comment

Japan is a country known for its love of good food and its high quality yet affordable eating-out culture. And while it has its share of chain restaurants, it’s also easy to find little family-run, hole-in-the-wall type restaurants almost anywhere you go, offering unique takes on dishes and the chance for some friendly banter and… Read

Food

Find wheelchair accessible restaurants in Tokyo with barrier free gourmet guide

1 Comment

For international travelers visiting Tokyo, finding restaurants with good food and reliable service can be a challenge. If you're also a wheelchair user, you also need to consider accessibility, which can make the task even more challenging. Although the number of wheelchair accessible restaurants are growing, it's not always easy… Read

Food

Pokemon ice cream cakes and Pikachu-flavor ice cream on the menu at Baskin Robbins Japan

2 Comments

We’re less than a week away from the start of the annual Pikachu Outbreak, when packs of the famous Pokemon overrun the city of Yokohama. But even before the Pikachus make their summer migration to Japan’s second-largest city, the beloved Pocket Monster mascot will be showing up at Baskin-Robbins in Japan! Believe it… Read

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites


©2019 GPlusMedia Inc.